“Everwood” alum Treat Williams is joining “Chicago Fire.”
According to TV Guide, Williams will play Benny Severide, the father of Lt. Severide (Taylor Kinney). Benny is described as a “tough guy who also used to work as a fireman.” Williams has been cast to appear in multiple episodes.
“Chicago Fire” airs Wednesdays on NBC.
More casting news …
British actor Oliver Kieran-Jones is heading to “Glee” in a recurring role. The “Episodes” actor has been tapped to play the new head of the glee club at NYADA and a potential love interest for Kurt. [TVLine]
“24” alum will appear on “Once Upon a Time.” Gregory Itzin is set to play Dr. Whale/Frankenstein’s (David Anders) father, Alphonse. [TVLine]
Mary Grill has been cast in a recurring role as Maggie, Mindy’s tomboyish, confident, party girl friend from college in “The Mindy Project.” [TVLine]
“Jane By Design” actor David Clayton Rogers will appear as Gunnar’s ex on ABC drama series “Nashville.” [THR]